12 Oct 2021

Norton Antivirus RAM and CPU Usage in Windows 10 [Tested in Five Methods]

Norton Antivirus RAM and CPU Usage in Windows 10 [Tested in Five Methods]

Norton 360 Deluxe Antivirus RAM and CPU Usage in Windows 10
  • Checking Norton Antivirus RAM and CPU usage for about 10 minutes after powering on the PC
Norton Antivirus RAM and CPU Usage Testing Methods:
#First Method: Idle mode [No Apps running in the background]
On Battery:
RAM Usage: 30-174MB
CPU Usage: 1%
On Plugged in:
RAM Usage: 28-189MB
CPU Usage: 1%
// Alert Note: //
For the first 5 minutes ram usage will be around 20MB and when we open or close any files or explorer in PC, RAM usage will be around 30-174MB RAM. It will fluctuate from 20-190MB.
#Second Method:Normal mode [While using Apps]
Checking Norton Antivirus RAM and CPU Usage, While using Chrome and Adobe Premier Pro
#While using Chrome:[6 Tabs]
On Battery:
         RAM Usage: 44-81MB
CPU Usage: 1-2%
On Plugged in:
RAM Usage: 40-189MB
CPU Usage: 1-3%
#While using Adobe Premier Pro:
On Battery:
RAM Usage: 117MB
CPU Usage: 2-9%
On Plugged in:
RAM Usage: 52-160MB
CPU Usage: 1-5% 
#Third Method: Quick Scan [Battery:1 minute 10 seconds][On Plugged in:45 Seconds]
Total items scanned: 10,992
On Battery:
RAM Usage: 340MB
CPU Usage: 15%
On Plugged in:
RAM Usage: 90MB
CPU Usage: 32%
#Fourth Method: Full System Scan [Battery:18 minutes][On Plugged in:5 Minutes]
Total items scanned: 4,24,508
On Battery:
RAM Usage: 196MB
CPU Usage: 50%
On Plugged in:
RAM Usage: 377MB
CPU Usage: 51%
#Fifth Method: Checking Norton RAM and CPU Usage in Random days [1 Week]
// Final Conclusion: //
RAM Usage in Norton Antivirus will not go beyond 200MB in daily usage. Except in Full Scan, it will use around 377MB.

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